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Program Manager, Mobile Foundations

Slack is seeking an experienced Program Manager to drive technical programs for our Mobile Foundations engineering teams. In this role, you will partner with developers and managers in product development, quality, infrastructure, and service operations to improve the processes and capabilities of the Mobile Developer Experience and Application Infrastructure teams.

You understand the benefits of moving quickly and and enjoy teaming up with engineers to solve hard problems. You are a harmonizer who can drive alignment across functions. You thrive when given the chance to design systems and process that facilitate efficient collaboration and execution.  You have experience collecting product and technical requirements for complex projects that span multiple teams.

We are a small team making a large impact. We rapidly iterate and work closely with other teams to continuously enhance the performance, reliability, and quality of our Android and iOS applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Work across teams to enable growth by leading the execution of strategic programs and projects.
  • Plan and execute high value cross-team meetings.
  • Drive process improvements across multiple functions within the team.
  • Design policies, process, and systems that facilitate scaling and growth.
  • Provide hands-on project management during analysis, design, development, testing, release, and post release phases.
  • Build and maintain timelines, project plans, and communication artifacts to ensure everyone is operating from the most recent and accurate information.
  • Reduce risk by tracking dependencies and surfacing impediments.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years experience leading planning, resource management, project lifecycles, and workflows in a dynamic product or engineering organization.
  • Experience working with engineering teams that deliver software to millions of users.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with sufficient level of technical capability to effectively communicate with engineers and identify technical risks.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate across multiple time zones.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and experience managing activities across multiple teams.
  • Proven track record of delivering complex technical projects and programs with multi-functional teams.
  • Preference for applicants who have worked directly with teams that develop test automation, developer tools, build and release infrastructure, or mobile client software.

Slack is where work happens. It connects you with the people and apps you work with every day, no matter where you are or what you do. We believe everyone deserves to work in a welcoming, respectful, and empathetic culture. We live by our values and hire accordingly.

Launched in February 2014, Slack is the fastest growing business application ever and is used by thousands of teams and millions of users every day. We currently have eight offices worldwide, in San Francisco, Vancouver, Dublin, Melbourne, New York, London, Tokyo, and Toronto.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack's values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.